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Accounting Marketing Manager

Merrillville, IN, 46410
February 29, 2020

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Michele Hunter


Management, accounting, HR, financial, analysis, forecasting, GAAP, audits, cash management, negotiations, training accountants, payroll, bank reconciliation, driven and exceptional successful professional seeking a professional organization offering opportunity to grow and advance.

Professional Experience

Bobby E. Wright Comprehensive Behavioral Health Center, Inc., Chicago, IL

Manager of Fiscal Operations August 2012 – Present

Manage accountants, AR, AP, Payroll, Retirement plan, HR, DMH Budget programs, Enhanced Mobile Crisis, Habilatative Services, financial policies and procedures

IDHS- Illinois Department of Mental Health budgets for programs & quarterly financial reports

941 reporting, 401K reporting, cash on hand reporting

Maintaining HR records, processing payroll bi-weekly, audit employee time

Managing and training of accounts payable and accounts receivable accountants

Negotiating contracts with vendors and tenants; collect and analyze financial data

Forecast new fiscal year budget

Ensure successful and timely completion of annual audits including a-133, DHS/SUPR reporting, grant reporting quarterly and yearly, fiscal & administrative audit, 5500 filing, AG990, 990 and all tax filings, GATA filing compliance and indirect cost rate.

Manage all accounting transactions and accounting systems

Managing of monthly bank statement reconciliations

Monitor, review and implement all financial policies and procedures ensuring compliance with all federal and state laws

Oversee leases with vendor

Oversee payroll processing including bi-weekly payroll checks, time sheets, 1099 contract individuals and state or local garnishments

Ensure organization and employees are properly insured. Such as vehicles, liability, workers compensation, etc.

Edgewater Systems for Balanced Living, Inc., Gary, IN

Accountant February 2007-June 2011

A comprehensive behavioral health service providing services to adults with behavioral problems and substance abuse.

Preparing monthly financial statements based on generally accepted accounting principles

Paying property taxes, W-9 reporting, bank reconciliations

Processing of payroll timekeeping of exempt and non-exempt employees

Processing of annual budget, meet with heads of program to discuss capital asset needs

Process retirement plans and outstanding loans against plan

Process yearly sales tax report

Working with grant writer and marketing manager to develop new grants at local, state and federal level

Investigating discrepancies and preparation of resolutions

Internal auditing of organizations various departments for internal control and checking for mismanagement of funds, waste of time or fraud.

Interacting with yearly external auditors in completing agencies audit

Systems administrator overseeing credit card usage

Serving as accountant on the development of $10 million supportive housing construction project

HR Block, Merrillville, IN

Tax Preparer September 2006-April 2008

Preparing taxes for individuals

Century Pipe and Supply, Inc.-Valparaiso, IN

Accounting Clerk/Sales

Provides quality plumbing, heating, air conditioning and industrial products to commercial, industrial, residential, contractors and customers.

Performed accounts receivable and payable functions

Posted journal entries

Collections of vendors

Reconciliation of credit card receipts, bank statements and monthly sales tax statements

Process quarterly cost reports

Working at sales counter-customer service

BKD, LLP - Merrillville, IN

Practice Office Accountant June 2000-September 2004

CPA and Advisory firm offering clients accounting, audit and assurance, tax, risk management, technology, corporate finance, forensic and valuation services and wealth management.

Ensuring records kept accurately, and taxes paid properly and on time for our clients

Processing employee expense reports and bi-weekly time sheets

Preparation of taxes and reconciliation of bank statements

Processed payroll of exempt and non-exempt employees

Processed billing or corporate customers invoicing, sometimes 20 to 30 pages

Computer Data Systems - Chicago, IL

Production Control Specialist December 1993-January 1997

Now defunct Information technology outsourcing company

Systems administrator contractor for the federal government

Overseeing software in the human resources department

Tracking of employee trainings and speakers

Coding and auditing agencies expense bills

Recommended, developed and maintained data bases with proper updates

Lake County Association for the Retarded, Inc.-Gary, IN

Accounting Clerk April 1985-September 1993

Billing of Medicaid, Trust fund, SILP, private and hospital insurances

Audited EOP to edit and rebill Medicaid

Posting general ledger and journal entries

Computer Skills

Proficient in QuickBooks, Microsoft Office-Excel, Word, PowerPoint, outlook,, CMHC, AS400 and EDIS.


Davenport University, Merrillville, IN

Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting in May 2006

Minor in Information Technology

Sawyer College, Merrillville, IN

Associate Degree, Accounting in May 2000

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